My Vote, My Voice Campaign
Countdown to the 2023 General Elections
Presidential & National Assembly
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Projects we have initiated since the beginning of the My Vote, My Voice campaign.
What You Should Know About the New Electoral Act
Stipulates that parties must conduct primaries and submit their list of candidates at least 180 days before the general elections.
States that INEC can review results declared under duress.
States that funds for general elections must be released at least one year before the election.
Says that the total number of accredited voters will become a factor in determining over-voting at election tribunals.
Makes provisions for people with disabilities and special needs.
Gives legislative backing for smart card readers and any other voter accreditation technology that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deploys.
Gives political parties the power to conduct a primary election to replace a candidate who died during an election.
Gives INEC the legal backing for the electronic transmission of election results.
Allows for the early commencement of the campaign season. By this provision, the campaign season will start 150 days before the election day and end 24 hours before the election.
Stipulates that anyone holding a political office – ministers, commissioners, special advisers, and others – must relinquish the position before they can be eligible to participate in the electoral process either as a candidate or as a delegate.